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The Huguenot Memorial Monument

Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (13 reviews)
“entrance fee” (7 reviews)
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Franschhoek, South Africa
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"early settlers"
in 6 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 13 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 7 reviews
"french history"
in 4 reviews
"huguenot street"
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"south african history"
in 4 reviews
"top end"
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"the main street"
in 5 reviews
"small museum"
in 4 reviews
"from france"
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"great setting"
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"on display"
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"wine tasting"
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"persecution"
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"mountains"
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"symbolism"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Surrounded by a lovely little park at the end of the main street, it also has a historical cemetery behind it and the museum beside it. There really isn't anything special to see and it may not hold any significance without being aware of the...More

Thank gateway889
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There isn't much to the Huguenot Memorial Monument. It's an impressive monument given the mountainous backdrop. A 5 minute visit will do.

Thank Chillyourbeans
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

This Monument records the arrival of the French Huguenots. There is a charge to visit this Monument. There is not much to see so I think the charge is unnecessary.

Thank Jaqui D
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I couldn't find anything of particular interest here. It's the type of place you visit if you have time to kill.

Thank Albert_in_Qatar
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

The main street of Franschoek deserves at least one hour stroll. What has attracted my attention during the last visit were the unusual sculptures

Thank Zeituni
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Nice and impressive monument which is well maintained. It it obviously a local treasure, with huge significance to the area. Free but quite busy the day i went.

Thank Sprout1Cheshire
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

The monument looks nice but I could see it only from the distance since they charge money for entrance which is a bit extraordinary for such monuments. I wish they will change their policy soon so that people can have a proper visit.

Thank Yair K
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

While staying at the bottom end of town (very lovely), this Monument is situated at the top end of town, so for some exercise after a day at several wineries I walked from one end of town to the other and took in the sites....More

Thank ZaraIam
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Reviewed March 13, 2018

No need to pay to get in the park and to get closer, you can see the monument from the road and it is quite good enough

Thank Fundiwandege
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The memorial is set in a lovely park setting at one end of the Franschhoek main street. Well worth the walk to relax in the gardens.

Thank johhew
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